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    September 5, 2012
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officer in the head. >> he was still almost immediately by the officer's partner. his death has left questions of a motive unanswered. >>pam: tonight, crews are live, it kate thompson is in the north bay at the vigil for the murder officer. >> it has been the sad evening and the john muir medical center. a youngster and died within school the last two hours. >> this impacts us all in a deeply. i truly hope you understand how hard this is for all of this. his family wanted to express our deepest gratitude to law enforcement.
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he was a kind person, giving it a great sense of humor. he was an amazing person. our department is a family through thick and thin. right now we are going through very difficult time. he absolutely loves his job and the service that he does for all of us and all of you in the community. >> keep in mind, many of his family and friends are still
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here says the news broke with the last two hours. he is survived by family members including four children funeral arrangements at this point have yet to be made. >>pam: it turns out that the murdered officer was on the seen originally dealing with a dead deer. a second officer radioed that he was going to pull in a green jeep wrangler with unobstructed license plate.
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after a quick conversation with the driver, he was shot. moments after he was shot, a second officer was shot and killed. the suspect has been identified as 36 for old christopher lacy. investigators are still looking into the motive for the shooting. kate >> the candlelight vigil is just racking up. here is video from earlier in the night.
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>> many in the cloud did not of the family. this is a small, tight-knit community. >> they took the life of a good man, a family man. >> my heart goes out to the family. >> they're saying this is just the beginning of the support they will be offering to the family. sphere >>pam: we're also learning more about the officer, the
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seven year veteran from the highway patrol. charles crawford has details. >> he had been with the california highway patrol for seven years. he gradually from the academy in 2005. prior to that he served in the army reserves from he worked almost exclusively of the highway patrol office in martinez. he lived in his home in cordelia, not far from fairfield. he is married with four children. neighbors describe a dedicated family man. >>pam: and tonight we're learning more about the shooting suspect. as terisa estacio reports, he has an extensive history here and the bay area. >> lacey says he work for this company right here.
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on his linkedin profile, he says that he was a senior software engineer. he created a health care out for patients navigate health-care costs. that was one of many jobs in our data the past several years most only lasted a few months. >>dan: he also says on his linkedin profile that he worked at ebay. we learned that he received a degree from san francisco state university and that he has a master's. kron4 has learned that he lived in several cities and of the area including this duplex in of sausalito.
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a neighbor tells kron4 that he was friendly. >>pam: still is kron4 as new details emerged about the chp officer shooting. we will have to order of tonight's news cast. >> a suspect wanted in connection with the attempted murder of another chp officer. that suspect is now behind bars. this is video from the violent scene on july 21st on 50th avenue in oakland where the incident occurred. oakland police chief howard jordan announced the arrest and was flanked by chp officers at a news conference this evening. >> today the oakland police department, the chp and marshall's task force arrested a canyon thomas of oakland in connection with the attempted murder of 60 officers on july 21, 2012. >> oakland police chief howard
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jordan assessed the rest of the 16 year-old makes the fourth and final person in custody in connection with the midsummer altercation involving a car ramming act cruiser while those offices or in person of suspects in another vehicle. >> the occupants then fired several rounds at the chp officer. >> the cs the officer was not wounded. the chief says in light of the recent shootings of chp officers, this arrest was particularly gratifying for the department.
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>>pam: stormy weather hitting sections of the bay area this evening. this is at the golden gate bridge. it looks like the pavement might be a little damp. there is still a chance of lightning strikes and thunderstorms. we're here in the weather center with jacqueline bennett. >>jaqueline: the remnants of tropical cyclone john. a lot of moisture and instability in the that is the cause of the spotty showers out there today. we even saw some thunderstorms and lightning strikes in the south bay, north bay and central valley. right now we are seeing returns on their radar over the santa cruz mountains and over the east may get into places like richmond and oakland. as lick as satellite and radar, a wide view. tropical moisture to the south has been surging to the north. spotty showers here in the air and lightning strikes us as it
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was 70's showers which is why there is a red flag warning in effect into tomorrow. we're maintaining the chance of thunderstorms into tomorrow. we will talk more about this and, whether on the way. >> you are looking live at the democratic national convention in charlotte north carolina. former president bill clinton is the keynote speaker. he is promoting the president's education health care and social maturity record among other things. but about a half an hour ago he officially nominated barack obama to be the democratic party nominee for president. >> we democrats think that consumers better with a strong middle class and real opportunities for poor people, with a relentless focus on the
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future, with business in the government actually working together to promote growth and prosperity. we believe that we are all in this together is a far better philosophy that you are on your own. >> we are going to continue monitoring what mr. clinton is saying from the democratic national convention in charlotte. if much more from president clinton tonight at 8:30 p.m.. our political analyst is here to break down the speeches of the day including multiple speakers in california. >>pam: family and friends are gathering in honor of a missing morgan hill teenager. tonight, kron4 is at the vigil, more on that and the continuing search for her [ taste buds ] donuts, donuts, donuts! who are these guys? oh, that's just my buds. bacon, donuts.
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>>pam: and nick tonight at 8:00 p.m., a vigil happening for a missing morgan hill teenager. the sierra lamar vanished nearly six months ago on her way to school. those searching for zero or back out again today. the searchers say they're not about to give up. >> the search for sierra lamar or any evidence indicates continued in coyote reservoir in the hills east of gilroy. this team was one of five in the field, as grim as our task may be, there is no quit in these people. >> this is something he did because he once a month to review. you can devote hoax.
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>> one congresswoman met with the parents of sierra lamar keeping praise for all of those boats on the ground. >> it is a remarkable thing as six months out, people are still coming twice a week to find her and give support to this family. >> for her parents, there can be no closure until sierra is an. they have been getting closer from across the country.
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>> alvarez has been a part of every surge says he feels as if his own daughter is missing. >> sierra lamar has not been found, investigators are convinced the issue was kidnapped and murdered by this man, antolin garcia torres. he is awaiting trial where he is being held without bail. investigators say dna found in his car bombings him to maummar >> about 100 you have shown up at city hall and morgan hill. they are waiting until dark the candlelight vigil.
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it is important for events like this to take place so that it keeps the story of sierra lamar and the headlines. >> the message is always hope. we need to find the sierra. the good news is we have looked everywhere for six months and have not found anything. the bad news is we have not found anything. we have to keep going out there and the community has to continue to support us. we need more volunteers to assist with the searches. this is all about hoax. -- this is all about hope. >> we did see scattered thunderstorms out there today including winning more have the
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possibility of thunderstorms tonight into tomorrow morning. as we move into friday and saturday, calmer weather with morning fog and afternoon sunshine with temperatures in the '70s and '80s. scattered showers to the bay area. you can see more moisture is sitting down to the south. as we move into tomorrow, the chance of showers confined mainly to the morning. in the afternoon temperatures will warm critique rapidly. looking at your extended forecasts, a chance of thunderstorms tomorrow.
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>> this morning it press conference in new york city unveiling the first windows phone. it has a new features we have never seen any smart phone. that is coming up in my tech report.
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>>pam: the smart phone wars are heating up, one day after apple announced the new iphone shock. microsoft and nokia it showed off the first windows 8 smart phone.
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vallone and 920 is a device that microsoft hopes will compete with the apple iphones. >>gabe: the new microsoft windows a nokia at 920 smart phone brings something new to the smart phone market. built-in wireless charging technology. you can charge it the regular way or if you do not want to deal with the hassle, you can deal with the wireless charging accessories. and they will also be offering this charge in the low. nokia is making deals with airports and cafes to featured these wireless charging stations to make it suitable for customers to charge on the
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go. it has an 8.7 mega pixel cameras. >> the 920 has a giant ht screen with anise seed technology build underneath for making mobile payments. it comes in yellow, red, gray, white and black. no price or release date was announced. >> here is a live look outside at our satellite radar picture. spot a thunderstorm activity pushing to most of california including the bay area, details on when this will subside coming up.
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>>pam: this chp officer involved in a shootout yesterday died tonight. it had toss-up on 680 and alamo tuesday morning. authorities say the man shot during a traffic stop has been identified as christopher lasik he was shot by a second officer who later died. j.r stone is live in walnut creek at the hospital or the officer died. >>j.r: there was hope among many for the that the officer will be in the office and survive but unfortunately tonight, we can tell you that has not happened. >> we do have some tragic news i would like to the commander to come up and provided with the most recent updates. >> this evening at
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approximately 6 of 5:00 p.m. 5: the officer was pronounced deceased. this impacts us all in a deep way. i truly hope that you understand how hard this is for all of us. i think that it is important for you guys to know he loved his trial of -- his job and the service that he does for all of us. >> it has been a busy night at the hospital. he is survived by family members include is for children funeral arrangements at this point have not been made.
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>> it is a somber mood here at the oakland elementary school. friends, parents and schoolmates are holding a vigil these girls share eighth grade class is with his daughter. >> it is sad because i cannot picture losing my dad. >> i wish that i could be there for her. >> it still feels unrealistic. the entire family, they're good people. >> he is really kind, you would never think that what happened to him. he is one of the nicest people i know. >> another one of his children attend school here. the pta tells us they will do whatever is necessary to help the family.
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>> the pta says the school will do everything they can to pitch in and helped. this of this was a time for students to come together and deal with their emotions. >> comments are pouring into the kron4 facebook fan page tonight, many are offering support for the family of the officer. >> our next common comes from making.
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>>pam: decision to dozens of, the democratic national convention, the second day just wrapped up in north carolina. this is the mayor of los angeles. he opened to the ceremonies earlier today, just one of the many big named speakers there. denied our political analyst is here to help us a breakdown of the dnc today but first, grandmother is is that. he has been following the convention and has denied highlights. >> it president clinton just wrapped up. it is no secret that obama and clan are not the best of friends that each realizes that supported one another is mutually beneficial. clinton is wildly popular in democratic circles was electrified making the case for reelecting the president. >> we know that he tried to work with republicans. that did not work out so well.
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it could have been a because as the senate republican leader said, and a remarkable moment of candor, two full years before the election, their number one priority was not to put america back to work, it was to put the president out of work. senator, i hate to break you, we're want to keep the president on. the president's plan cuts the deck, honors our values and braise the future of our children, our families and our nation. it passes the arithmetic test and far more important passes the values tests.
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>> barack obama game and right after clinton. the embrace and greeted the crowd. the president will save his remarks for tomorrow night. >> this was a magnificent speech by any measure. this is one of the best speeches he has ever given an important time for the democratic party. as much as the crowd inside the auditorium is going crazy, the fact is he knew who his audience was. he was for the hearts and minds of the middle class. he gave a point by point rebuttal of the entire republican national convention.
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he answered the question are you better off, are we better off? he give a history lesson about what was going on when the president took office, he went after everything. >>pam: he made a distinction against the theme that the democrats seem to be using, we are all in this together. >> he is basically trying to make the point point that repub as they are now, he kept making the distinction between good republicans as good as republicans that the president has appointed a cabinet and what these republicans at the convention doing. >>pam: he talked about the haiti issue and the voter suppression movement happening in many states to also have not heard much about that in this
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convention. >> in many of the conventions you will not have heard much about students and medicaid cuts. he talks about the fact of the voter suppression. he went after health care and that health care on fully. it's a complex issue and made it into a conversation with the american people. i said in 2000 is that man could have run, american people would have wanted him to run and he would of one and a landslide. >>pam: is and that the case that the republicans will make?
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that everyone loves clinton but you are voting for obama. >> there is no accident that the president planned to be there at the end of the speech to join the two together and to remind people as a bill clinton said, 42 million jobs under the democratic president. >>pam: we will have more to talk about tomorrow. the president as the tomorrow night. a reminder that you can watch uninterrupted coverage of the democratic national convention.
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>>pam: police said that asian-american women are the target of a scam happening on the streets of san francisco. we have some insider video of the scheme. >> the victim is wearing dark clothing. it's an anonymous informant had this video over to detectives show will police are calling a chinese fraud scheme. the suspects are all women, 40-46 years old he and floyd in cantonese. they're targeting older chinese woman walking alone on the street. the victims are told that they are cursed ended need to be purified. once the victim's return with money, jewelry and any other items, the suspect's perform a ritual.
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this fraud happened last on sunday and monday in san francisco. one woman lost her life savings. >>pam: a scary moment at the oakland a's game today, we have that story and all of the >>pam: a scary moment at the oakland a's game today, we have that st[ female announcer ] every day, there's a new reason not to make a home-cooked meal. work, errands, a greasy bag of deep-fried easy. ♪ fortunately with hamburger helper's 40 varieties a home-cooked meal is never out of reach. hamburger helper. help is on the way. progresso. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon... creamy cheese... 100 calories... [ chef ] ma'am
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but a >>stanley: at this man is being escorted by security guards from the civic center farmers market in san and cisco he is drunk and can barely stand up for. this is not his first time being drunk in public. all the day before, he felt
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for its first first in the foun there is a lot of drinking going on in san francisco. these people are drinking inside of a muni bus shelter. there are not waiting for a bus. to the average person, these are just a few people have a conversation around a garbage can but the reality is these are three guys drinking liquor and hiding the ball in the trash cans of the police did not catch them. apparently, it works because if caught drinking in public he could be issued a ticket. this guy was ticketed for set like, not ticketing in public but he had an ice cold can of holding this with them. if you get a ticket for public intoxication and ignored the ticket, under a new program, you could be forced into rehab for five days for each ticket you ignore. if donna got five tickets and ignore all five, she could get
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25 days in rehab, but no more than six months. >> every day. >>stanley: how much did he drink? >> a 12 pack a day. >>stanley: the courts are going after chronic offenders. i think that this might just work. it would be a good way to clean up the streets at least for a while. >> we have seen as spotty showers through the day and quite a few lightning strikes through the central valley. here is what we are seeing out there right now, a few showers through the east bay shores and right now the central valley locations are coming down a little bit. we still have the threat of thunderstorms as a move into
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tomorrow. a red flag warning in effect for the north bay, east bay and the central valley. here is what you can expect tomorrow, temperatures mainly in the '60s and '70s with a few low 80s. a chance of thunderstorms will last to about man, possibly longer. as we move into the weekend, calmer conditions are expected. we will have morning fog and afternoon sunshine and temperatures a little bit warmer, and the upper 80s. remember, you can get the latest temperatures and forecast any time. comcast channel 193, it is the new 24-7 news channel on comcast channel 193. >>gary: good evening, the nfl season is off and running.
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it begins in east rutherford new jersey, the new york giants hosting the dallas cowboys. replacement officials, nothing really jumped out tonight. there are no major calls and that people were upset about, tony romo was good! 22-29, 3 under 7 yds, three touchdowns. one player had eight catches. miles austin, up in the air. there he goes. 24-17, dallas opens the regular season with a win over eli manning handed the new york giants. good news for jim harbaugh, he is a new dad. >> jack jr. reported for duty yesterday at 1:27 p.m.. he was 8 lbs. 8 oz. he came 10 days early, that is to be expected, the good ones like to come in early.
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i think that bodes well for the 49ers. i think it is a sign of good luck to come, perhaps. jack jr. being born on the fourth day of the ninth month. >>gary: i was watching clinton and all i had in my mind was do not screw up. he went 17 minutes longer than scripted. i thought, sometimes when i a. on and the giants are playing, >>pam: he racked up just in time.
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>>gary: these politicians are brilliant. they can really be yes. -- they can really bs . the only one i like is michelle obama of. you can really feel her. this thing fosse sa sa
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>>gary: the giants of this hour , 2-0 arizona at the sixth. scary business today at the coliseum. the a's were swept three straight. all of this stuff is fine but here is the real story, you really have to defend yourself. right back at breaded mccarthy. sielaff to the game but the good news is, he never lost consciousness. he spent the night in a hospital. he will not be going with it teases seattle tomorrow. apparently, mccarthy is going
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to be all right. the angels won 7-1. the oakland a's were swept three straight. thank they're still one game up in the second wild-card spot valentine may be in his last month but he is not going down quietly. >> you do get the impression that maybe you have checked out >> what an embarrassing thing to say. if i was there, i would punchy in the south. how does that sound? does that sound like i have checked out? >>gary: in the erotic, his final match of his career against one martine. he won the first set but he ran out of gas. he is retiring because he said i have done all i can. the last anyone the open was in 2003. he made four other grand slam finals but never one another.
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at 30 years old he will retire to stay home with his wife. >> a lot of ups and downs and great moments. >> i appreciate your support along the way. >>gary: good luck to him.
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